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  • Men's Basketball | December 07, 2014

    Vols hold off K-State rally, 65-64

    Marcus Foster made four 3-pointers in the final minute of Saturday’s game at Tennessee. But it wasn’t enough. The Volunteers held off the late rally from Kansas State, dealing the Wildcats a 65-64 loss. The game was never really that close, though, at

  • Volleyball | December 07, 2014

    K-State’s season ends with NCAA tourney loss to Utah

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Kansas State volleyball team’s season came to an end with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) defeat to No. 20 Utah Friday night at the Bob Devaney Athletics Center. It was the K-State program’s 15th NCAA appearance and the 10th under head

  • Off The Beat | December 07, 2014

    Kicking tires on a f irst car brings back me mor ie s

    My niece nearly spoiled months of planning with a simple goodbye at Thanksgiving. “See you next week,” she said, to a room of open-mouthed adults panicked by the salutation. The message was accurate, it just wasn’t meant to be shared with my daughter, who

  • Books | December 07, 2014

    ‘Out To Lunch’ features romance based on companionship

    When holidays become overly hectic and pressured, I retreat to the pages of light fiction—happy ending assured. Stacey Ballis’ “Out to Lunch” brings gentle laughter and possibly a few tears as main character Jenna Stewart deals with an odd inheritance incurred through the death

  • Books | December 07, 2014

    Preheat the oven and grab the rolling pin: it’s holiday cookie season

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    It’s already time to get started on your holiday baking if you haven’t already. Many of us have favorite, traditional family cookie recipes, but if you are looking to switch things up a little bit, the library has plenty of cookie cookbooks to

  • Books | December 07, 2014

    ‘Atlantia’ a world of underwater mystery

    This is a young adult novel about two sisters, twins Rio and Bay, who live in the underwater city of Atlantia. This story is about the sisters’ love for each other, but it also a good mystery. In an annual ceremony, Atlantia adolescents choose between

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    Manhattan High boys hold off Dodge City, 69-61

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    With a young and inexperienced varsity roster, first-year head coach Benji George wasn’t sure what to expect from his team in a back-and-forth, down-to-the-wire game. He got his answer in Friday’s 69-61 season-opening win over Dodge City. “It got a little scary,” George

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    MHS girls rout Red Demons in opener, 58-25

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    With a veteran squad coming off a fourth-place finish at state a year ago and an undefeated Centennial League title run, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team was looking to pick up where it left off last March in playing host to Dodge City in

  • December 07, 2014

    K-State students show off their country swing

    The man from Beijing, China deftly steps forward. He swings and turns and throws his partner up into the air. The man is a performing a country swing dance with a troupe honoring the heritage of rural Kansas. Dr. Donita Whitney-Bammerlin is an instructor in

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Varney hires staff accountant

    Varney and Associates, CPAs hired Ellen Knackendoffel as its new staff accountant. Knackendoffel joined the firm in 2011 and worked as a student intern for three years while attending Kansas State University, where she received her undergraduate degree in accounting and finance and a certificate in


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